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Bertucci named UK’s 1st Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholar

August 25, 2022

Lucas Bertucci, a University of Kentucky chemical engineering senior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the university’s first Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholarship recipient. 

Update on Developing a Mask that Captures and Deactivates COVID-19

July 20, 2022

A team of University of Kentucky researchers led by College of Engineering Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., and his Ph.D. student, Rollie Mills, have developed a medical face mask membrane that can capture and deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on contact.

Sarah Wilson Receives Raymond W. Fahien Award

July 18, 2022

This award is given in honor of Ray Fahien, who was editor of Chemical Engineering Education from 1967-1995 and who was effectively the founding father of the journal. The award is given annually to an educator who has shown evidence of vision and contribution to chemical engineering education.

Brittany E. Givens Received the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

June 22, 2022

Brittany E. Givens, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, received the 2022 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.

Isabel Escobar to Serve as Chellgren Chair, Director of the Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence

June 22, 2022

University of Kentucky Senior Associate Provost for Administration and Academic Affairs Kathryn M. Cardarelli sent the following email to UK faculty on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes Seven Engineering Students

June 15, 2022

Five University of Kentucky College of Engineering students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, two doctoral students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.

Spring 2022 Dean's List Includes 910 Engineering Students

June 13, 2022

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. A total of 8,602 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 910 were from the College of Engineering.

Turning Trash into Fuel: UK Engineering Paducah Student Heads to Uganda

May 24, 2022

Kaitlynn McGlenon is heading to Uganda this summer with Jeffrey Seay, a University of Kentucky professor at the Paducah Engineering Extended Campus, and Betsy Beymer-Farris, Director of the UK Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program in the UK College of Arts and Sciences.

Manh Nguyen Receives Two Prestigious DOE Awards

May 17, 2022

Manh Tien Nguyen, a graduate student in Chemical Engineering, was selected for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program and the Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy Storage Internship Program.

Lauren Mehanna Receives Poster Honor from the Society for Biomaterials

May 12, 2022

Lauren Mehanna, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical Engineering, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2022 Dr. Rena Bizios Poster Award.